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PBS
Jan 18, 2013 5:30pm PST
: and inaugural poet richard blanco discusses what it means to be a part of such a momentous occasion. >> brown: we have more on the fallout after lance armstrong's admission that he used performance-enhancing drugs to build his chpionship career. >> suarez: plus, mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: information trickled out today about the siege of a natural gas plant in algeria. there was word that one american hostage had been killed, but a definitive accounting of all the captives remained
PBS
Jan 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
inaugural poet in the nation's history. richard blanco was, as he says, "made in cuba"-- he was conceived there; "assembled in spain"-- his mother gave birth to him there; and quickly "imported to the united states"-- he grew up in miami. he trained and worked as a civil engineer before turning to poetry. he's published three volumes, most recently one titled "looking for the gulf motel". blanco now lives in the small town of bethel, maine. on monday, he will become the first latino, the first openly gay, and the youngest poet to read his work at a presidential inauguration. welcome. >> thank you. >> congratulations. >> pleasure to be here. >> let me get to some of these firsts first, this inauguration say political event and it is a rare meeting of in your case politics and poetry. what do you see yourself bringing to it? ness well, i think first and foremost hopefully a great-- it is a question that had been ploting airport in the air. i would think and i would hope that i would hecht select first and foremost obviously for respect and admiration for my work. but it is also a tremendous
CBS
Jan 19, 2013 5:00am PST
tweeted about 4,000 times to each of those events. he's a great twitterer, so follow him. >> richard blanco is the first latino poet to come men trait the president's inauguration. john f. kennedy was the first to include a poet in his inauguration ceremony and he chose robert frost in 1961. >> the land was ours before we were the land. she was our land more than 100 years before we were her people. >> wow. go ahead. >> i was just going to say, being here in washington, d.c., hearing that, knowing what's coming next, there's momentum. >> i love looking at the old inaugurations. >> likewise. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> welcome to "cbs this morning saturday," in washington this inauguration weekend. i'm anthony mason. >> and i'm rebecca jarvis. >>> coming up, he's covered every inauguration since rbj. >> then inauguration time used to be the big washington party scene but something has happened to the d.c. social world. veteran washington insider sally quinn explains all. >>> and they've grown before our eyes and they'll be spending another four years in the national
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